Posts filed under “process”

A First & Next08: Notes of a Public Speaking N00b

Last Thursday I stood up with Leisa Reichelt in front of at least 100 (could’ve been more, didn’t have time to count) intelligent people (an assumption I know, but I’m an optimist) at the next08 conference and we told them what we think. As my first ever conference speaking experience it was faintly terrifying, but […]

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Turning Trust Around

“I don’t believe you. Not only that, I believe you less than I did last year. To put it more clearly, I trust you less and less every year.” That’s what 2,565 consumers told the entire corporate world in October 2007. A survey by Harris Interactive asked the question: “Which of these industries do you […]

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Linkbag of Listening to Learn

I’ve read Andy Rutledge’s blog as long as it’s been around, and his articles have never failed to be opinionated, structured, intelligent and useful. Now he’s got a podcast called The Design View Show and I can wholeheartedly recommend it for designers, but also clients, project managers, and anyone else who needs to understand, communicate, […]

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Link Bag of Advice

Andy Rutledge, designer and author of the beautifully minimal blog “Design View” manages to elegantly turn the typical list of agency bitcheries about their clients into a list of valuable advice for clients when dealing with agencies. His post “Don’t Walk; Run.” recommends that clients refuse to work with agencies that are willing to do […]

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Is Theft in the Eye of the Beholder?

If I have a television sitting in my living room, and I come home to find my front door busted in and the television gone, it’s obviously been stolen. If I work on a site design, and discover 90% of my design on another site, I’d also cry “thief!” But for many non-designers (and apparently […]

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